Saturday, February 16, 2008

Swan and shells

Swans and shells. I guess I have a water theme going there. I do love the ocean so I see why I love shells. Not sure when the swans came in.

I collect the matte white glazed McCoy pottery. But you know how it is get 2 or 3 of something and then it's a collection. So I have a collection of swans and shells within my pottery collection.
I store them in a cupboard that has gone thru as many style transformations as I have. It started out as a repro pie safe when I was doing red, white , and blue or Americana. It had punched tin doors. But for the latest transformation, I removed the doors and painted it...pale mint inside and yellow cream on the outside. I just love how the white McCoy pieces look in there.
I have been crafting some this week and have some spring things to show you soon.


Lori said...

those are so pretty, i have a couple of McCoy planters in white and in pink...they are pretty chippy but i like that so they are perfect to me...can't wait to see what you have been creating:)

vickie said...

I love McCoy pottery, your collection is beautiful sitting in that cabinet!

Stephanie said...

Wow, Karen, I love those pieces. And the cupboard sounds yummy! I'd love to see an entire pic of the piece! Is that a button pic frame in the left hand corner of the top pic?

I sure do miss all of you!

Big Old Hugs,
Angelic Accents

Diane said...

I love McCoy pottery most of the pieces I have had I sold, I usually keep them for awhile then I part with them. A girl can only have so many collections. I love the ocean I don't get there enough but that is one of my New Year Promises to myself. More Beach....


Joy said...

i love all your pottery! I collect the white and the pink and they aqua! I have swans too and i also collect rabits! I enjoy your blog! Have a Great day! Joy~The Vintage Rabbit~

Liz said...

I just stumbled onto your blog today, your pottery collection is fabulous!

Anonymous said...

Oh Karen, that collection is so pretty sitting in the cabinet. I really do like it alot.